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service predicts a loss of 1.4 million jobs next year. now the recovery efforts from sandy. tonight more than 166,000 customers in three states remain without power. nearly two weeks after the storm. the death toll rose by one today to 113. fema says it's approved more than $411 million in housing and other individual aid. mark strassmann is in brooklyn, new york where help is still needed. >> new york's veteran's day parade was also a salute to the city's recovery from sandy, at least in manhattan. >> i feel like i'm back in vietnam. >> but 14 miles away in brooklyn vietnam veteran danny smith walked to a gas line to wait for an hour for national guardsman to give him five free gallons. >> without the gas for this generator, you would be in trouble. >> i wouldn't be able to charge a cell phone. and the cell phone is your life line to the insurance companies and to other families who are trying to find out are you okay. >> and a cold night you wouldn't have heat. >> no heat. >> reporter: in brooklyn's working class gerrittsen beach community all the streets were flooded by sandy's storm
, skipping out because of scheduling conflicts. will we get any answers. >> two weeks since superstorm sandy and home owners are going after the power company themselves. how might that turn out? >> and the so-called fat tax, not holding much weight. the law that was supposed to save people has an unexpected side effect, it kills business. "fox & friends" on 11-11-12 starts right now. ♪ >> good morning, everyone, it's veterans day and we honor everyone for their service today. all of our hard working men and women in the military. so we will be talking about them. >> yes. >> and it used to be called what? >> armiist day. >> one man wished we weren't talking about his shady past. as of right now. david petraeus after resigning on friday is not set to testify at senate or house hearings on benghazi this week. he may be compelled to. he has not been asked to by other, the house or the senate committees. one would hope he would be compelled to testify. >> alisyn: correct me if i'm wrong, but i think he was going to testify. >> dave: set to. >> alisyn: on thursday and instead he extended the a
it means for the libya hearing. more than 100,000 people without power in the wake of hurricane sandy. protests breaking out in new york, as the utility companies offer little guidance. we are live on the ground. honoring our armed service members, we will introduce you to the best charities helping our military and their family this is veterans day. i'm shannon bream, live from our nation's capitol. >> we are learning new details about the scandal that ended the public career of cia director david petraeus and how it could affect upcoming hearings about the benghazi investigation. the chair of the national intelligence committee says she did not received any -- receive any advance notice of this investigation. >> the senate intelligence committee received no advanced notice of any kind of investigation into director petraeus and chairwoman dianne feinstein said that finding out about all of this on friday was like a lightning bolt. senator feinstein says she plans to investigate why the fbi kept relevant lawmakers in the dark and plained that the fbi wasn't looking for lusty emails b
in long beach, new york. the entire community devastated by super storm sandy nearly two weeks ago. many of the residents say the lack of power, basic necessity says making the recovery effort much more difficult. anna is live. what kind of progress are you seeing with the cleanup? >> reporter: gregg, the cleanup efforts it's been mixed. we have seen a lot of people cleaning clearing out their homes and backhoes coming in and picking up the debris but only a few feet away you see these cars they look like they have been forgotten for two weeks. there is sea gunk underneath them. we talked to the red cross and $40-50 million has been invested by them into relief and urging everybody to clean up because of concerns over mold. other health concern is carbon monoxide poisoning. a woman in ocean side died after she had a generator she was using in her garage. concerns over power go it's coming back in pockets. really the numbers to be misleading we're getting from power companies because they don't include tens of thousands of storm ravaged victims whose electrical systems that the power comp
'll take you there. and more customers getting power back in the aftermath of sandy and from the local employees, they are headed to new jersey. >>> well, i hope that you got out and enjoyed today. this entire week, just beautiful weather. and we'll see a little bit of nice weather still in our forecast. but things are on the downward trend from here. no more 70s in that seven-day forecast. stay tuned for that detail. >>> an explosion rocks the neighborhood here leaving two people dead. more than a dozen homes damaged or destroyed. seven people hurt, more than 200 others displaced by their early morning blaze. it could take weeks to sort out exactly what happened. the explosion just after 11:00 last night sparked a huge fire that tore through the southside neighborhood. >> it looked like a war zone. i mean, you know, one of my neighbors said that there was someone in the house. they found them in the basement, able to get them out. but they got us out, they evacuated the whole neighborhood. so you know it gets pretty bad. >> the gas company, they shut off gas to the area, but they said
that they had in the 2000 bush-gore election. the long road to recovery for victims of hurricane sandy, more help from chicagoland is on its way to the northeast. >> so many people wanted to help but it's not always clear how. well, there are some area rotary clubs who are taking care of that. wgn's randy reports. >> a truck load of food clothing toiletries is now on its way to victims of hurricane sandy. rotary clubs from southeastern illinois collected this to be delivered to their fellow chapters in new jersey. >> it's amazing. it's on the one hand expected but a little overwhelming. >> john will to rent a bigger truck to pack all this in. he's in charged of the driving and plans to be there by midday tomorrow. >> our first job is in new jersey, a central location there and then the next drop location is in queens, new york. >> the local rotary district spans the north-northwest, and western suburbs of chicago with 70 clubs and 2500 members. >> rotary is worldwide service organization that tries to help those that nee
sandy. saturday almost two weeks after the storm, many people got their first look at the damage. >> this is not my boat. >> reporter: john boil found a boat in his backyard. his 7-year-old vacation home filled with four feet of water. >> it's been through a few storms but this is absolutely the worst. >> reporter: in new york. >> we put in 12 packs in a bag. >> reporter: volunteers like sofia and her daughter fanned out across the city to assist people still struggling. >> they lost a lot of their stuff and their homes right next to the beach. they had a dance and some of us didn't make it through the dance and we're here to give them what they need. >> reporter: volunteers are working to distribute those essentials like blankets, water and diapers. all of these supplies have been donated. but some say help came too late. >> this has only been maybe a week and a half of, you know, fresh water, but for the first 5 or 6 days, no one was there. >> reporter: frustration is especially high on long island. where some of the 130,000 still without power are demanding answers from the lo
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to update ow storm sandy. thens are still living in long island, new york, without electricity. why can't they restore power? senator dean skelas is a state senator and majority leader from, long island, new york, a district you near, sir, that is particularly hard hit. what is the holdup? >> lwe near oceanside now. and as beautiful as the weather is, as devastated as this community long beach and many of the other communities along the south shore of long island. our power authority has totally failed in terms of communicating to the public so they know when power will be restored. and they admit that. and also, they were want prepared for this hurricane and the noreaster that came shortly thereafter. >> jamie: that's the part i am most curious about. everybody knew the storm was coming. it is not the first storm we have ever had. do they not maintain things over the time leading up to the storm? or have a backup plan, in order to not allow everyone to suffer the way they are? the long island power authority? >> obviously, they didn't. because two weeks later, there are people without
. >> it has been three weeks after hurricane sandy and still, no power for a lot of those folks. frustrations are growing. people in parts of new jersey also without power right now. meanwhile, paramedics fanned out across the rockaways section of new york city, checking in on the elderly and the disabled, anyone who might need help. people in the area say help has been slow. >> this has only been maybe a week and a half of, you know, freshwater. for the first five to six days, no one was down in the rockaways. >> new york city officials have reported at least two elderly people have died in buildings without power. >>> it has been two years in the making. dozens helped break ground for a vietnam war memorial in san jose. the monument, called sons of san jose, is going to be in a five-acre area of guadalupe river park. organizers say more than 140 san jose residents died or went missing in the vietnam war. a memorial in san jose means people don't have to go to washington, dc to pay their respects to the fallen. that project is expected to be complete in about 10 weeks. ♪ >>> in honor of ve
east. >> three weeks after hurricane sandy struck. frustrations are growing for people there. people in new jersey and new york without power. meanwhile, paramedics across this section of new york city checking on the elderly. they are checking on anyone who might need help. people in the areas they help has been slow in coming. >> this has only been maybe a week and a half of freshwater. for the first five or six days, no one was there. >> new york city officials have reported at least two elderly people have died in buildings without power. >>> it's been two years in the making. dozens helped break ground for a vietnam war memorial in san jose. the monument will be called sons of san jose. it's a 5-acre area of water leak but -- what would a river park. more than 140 residents died or went missing in the vietnam war. a memorial in san jose means people don't have to go to washington dc to pay their respects to the fallen. the project is expected to be complete in about 10 weeks. >>> in honor of veterans day, a special tribute for neil armstrong aboard the uss hornet. the retired ai
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